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Table 1 Patient demographics and classification

From: Residual angulation of distal tibial diaphyseal fractures in children younger than ten years

Parameters   Values
Period   2001. 6–2008. 8
Cases   75 fracture (75 cases)
Sex (M:F)   45 (60):30 (40)
Age (years)   6.8 ± 2.3
Follow-up duration (years)   4.1 ± 1.3
Fracture configuration Transverse 25 (33.3)
  Oblique 40 (53.3)
  Spiral 10 (13.3)
Soft tissue injury Closed 49 (65.3)
  Open type I 15 (20.0)
  Open type II 6 (8.0)
  Open type IIIA 5 (6.6)
Fibular fracture Intact 24 (32.0)
  Fracture 51 (68.0)
Treatment method Cast 29 (38.7)
  Intramedullary nail 25 (33.3)
  External fixation 21 (28.0)
  1. Data are presented as a number (percentage) or average ± standard deviation.